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News archive 2015

Open day at the university of Groningen19 January 2016
Groen licht voor RUG/Campus Fryslân16 December 2015
PhD student creates recyclable rubber (video)16 December 2015
Groningen lab beats own world record16 December 2015
Antacid use dramatically reduces healthy gut microbial flora11 December 2015
Endobronchial valves in the treatment of patients with severe COPD10 December 2015
New massive dataset of bacterial proteins08 December 2015
National research centre for chemical building blocks07 December 2015
Royal Decoration for Jaap van Manen03 December 2015
Computer exercise retrains automatic processes in the brain to treat addiction02 December 2015
New technique reveals causes of ageing in yeast01 December 2015
Universiteitsraad positief over plan voor Campus Fryslân26 November 2015
The anatomy of flower colours24 November 2015
New technique measures leaks in underground CO 2 storage sites24 November 2015
Royal Decoration for Henk Broer20 November 2015
The Birth of Monsters19 November 2015
University of Groningen appoints Head of Communication and Head of International Strategy and Relations19 November 2015
Ben Feringa receives Chemistry for the Future Solvay Prize18 November 2015
Organizational culture in the financial sector is not conducive to unethical behaviour18 November 2015
Prestigieuze oeuvreprijs voor Dick de Zeeuw17 November 2015
Better steel thanks to nanotechnology17 November 2015
Unique book on The star of Bethlehem16 November 2015
Faster diagnosis and more effective treatment for muscle jerking thanks to next generation sequencing13 November 2015
‘Employers deserve protection from the extreme burden caused by labour laws’12 November 2015
Extra vitamin D and less salt intake best option for patients with chronic kidney disease11 November 2015
3D printed objects that kill microbes11 November 2015
Municipalities receive €33 billion via 61 government grants10 November 2015
Reconstruction of early medieval turf house open06 November 2015
Information about branch campus Yantai04 November 2015
The sex appeal of the Wehrmacht soldier03 November 2015
Six ‘Top Degree Programmes’, nine best in their category02 November 2015
Rosalind Franklin Fellows Rink and Spierdijk appointed as professors02 November 2015
New insights into antibiotic resistance development30 October 2015
Rift between autism research and practice widens28 October 2015
Marine micro-algae, seaweeds and salt-tolerant plants as a future source of nutrition and energy27 October 2015
RUG signs agreement on funding of branch campus during state visit26 October 2015
Difficult to make a well-informed decision about using the PSA test to screen for prostate cancer20 October 2015
University of Groningen graphene research continues to excel15 October 2015
Province, municipality and University pledge substantial investment in university education14 October 2015
Contempt and arrogance at the root of poor leadership14 October 2015
New molecular motor mimics two wheels on an axle13 October 2015
Michael Jackson a messenger of God?13 October 2015
Nieuwe Broerstraat 5 is uit08 October 2015
The ecology of microbial invasions05 October 2015
University of Groningen and Energy Academy Europe launch unique MOOC on Energy Transition05 October 2015
Saving energy and money with smart systems05 October 2015
Art & culture must be challenging to enhance social cohesion02 October 2015
University of Groningen climbs to 74th place in THE ranking list30 September 2015
Tata Steel to fund scholarships for University of Groningen nanoscience master29 September 2015
Filosofie in Groningen wederom als beste beoordeeld28 September 2015
University of Groningen and Energy Academy Europe launch unique massive online open course (MOOC) on Energy Transition24 September 2015
Weekend van de Wetenschap in Groningen (3 en 4 oktober)24 September 2015
RUG ontvangt gasten van gerenommeerde buitenlandse universiteiten24 September 2015
Frustrated magnets point towards new memory23 September 2015
Strong evidence debunking common myths about right and left-handedness23 September 2015
Research grants of 100K for FEB’s Jutta Bolt: the future of farming and income inequality in Africa22 September 2015
Taking blood samples at home after an organ transplant22 September 2015
New facility for start-ups in the chemical sector will boost innovation on Zernike Campus21 September 2015
U-Meet: Around the Sun (1 October)21 September 2015
Research Master's programme Philosophy was judged 'good'21 September 2015
Aletta Jacobs Prize 2016 for Petra Stienen18 September 2015
Avoiding stem cells during radiotherapy prevents dry mouth18 September 2015
Elfde faculteit RUG naar Fryslân18 September 2015
Astronomers stumble upon mysterious filaments17 September 2015
RUG opnieuw bij beste 100 universiteiten wereldwijd15 September 2015
Geneticus Cisca Wijmenga ontvangt Spinozapremie14 September 2015
‘Wave’ sends information through magnet14 September 2015
Huge stimulus for innovation in Groningen11 September 2015
Gut bacteria have influence on blood lipids levels11 September 2015
‘Reconciliation is a social and political process’11 September 2015
University alumnus becomes top official in Europe09 September 2015
Launch of the feasibility study ‘Measuring and Comparing Achievements of Learning Outcomes in Higher Education in Europe’ (CALOHEE)03 September 2015
Making Jews Dutch03 September 2015
African rice farmers suffer hunger because of Dutch dairy industry02 September 2015
Variation among individual animals: a bit of genetics, a bit of environment, and fifty shades of grey02 September 2015
Holland Scholarships awarded to incoming and outgoing students02 September 2015
Expedition members back in The Netherlands31 August 2015
Two groups of students from Osaka University visit Groningen31 August 2015
Media centraal bij opening academisch jaar Rijksuniversiteit Groningen27 August 2015
Bettina Bock bijzonder hoogleraar Bevolkingsdaling en Leefbaarheid voor Noord-Nederland27 August 2015
Frisian faculty fast approaching26 August 2015
Succesfull introduction day students in Leeuwarden26 August 2015
University of Groningen welcomes 1800 international students24 August 2015
Follow the expedition!18 August 2015
University of Groningen moves up again in prestigious Shanghai Ranking list15 August 2015
Credit guarantee is a goldmine for corporations13 August 2015
First-year students get to know Groningen10 August 2015
University of Groningen researchers present results of Wind Energy Knowledge Plan pilot study23 July 2015
Veni grants awarded to 21 University of Groningen and UMCG researchers20 July 2015
Major Horizon 2020 Award to the Arctic Centre15 July 2015
The more simultaneous company acquisitions, the higher the chance of fraud13 July 2015
René Veenstra nominated for the Huibregtsen Prize 201507 July 2015
Thijmen Calis best student, Namkje Koudenburg writes best thesis03 July 2015
NWO grant for research into sexuality, religion and secularism01 July 2015
Intra-European mobility: a guarantee for more European identity and solidarity?30 June 2015
Dialogue Table: talk and action30 June 2015
‘Pracht en praal in protestantse kerken’25 June 2015
Darwin's finches have reached their limits on the Galápagos23 June 2015
Ubbo Emmius Fund new shirt sponsor for premier league team Donitas Ladies 122 June 2015
Antibody can halt effect of new anticoagulants22 June 2015
Positive stereotyping best remedy for negative stereotyping19 June 2015
Dubbeloratie over gevolgen decentralisatie overheidstaken17 June 2015
Diamonds could reveal the secrets of cancer cells16 June 2015
Linneborn Prize 2015 awarded to Prof. Dr. André Faaij16 June 2015
Spinoza Prizewinner: ‘Research on gluten intolerance is a matter of patience’12 June 2015
University campus will continue to play a central role in 202511 June 2015
Editors-in-chief struggle with digital news culture10 June 2015
University of Groningen and companies working on the smart industries of the future10 June 2015
‘In-the-box’ idea awarded €2M in NWO-TOP programme05 June 2015
University of Groningen climbs to gold in sustainability rankings02 June 2015
New dating of the dispersal of modern humans in Europe02 June 2015
Godwits turn 2013's extremely cold spring into a success01 June 2015
Quasar puzzle solved01 June 2015
Revealing biography about ruined entrepreneur Anton Kröller27 May 2015
Effective vaccines fall between two stools27 May 2015
A quarter of pregnant women do not get optimum prenatal care26 May 2015
Photostrip series ‘How to Talk to your Doctor’ to help patients talk to their GP26 May 2015
Large turnout at Construction Kickoff Energy Academy Europe22 May 2015
Higher education mission Canada 201522 May 2015
Objects from the University of Groningen Museum on display in DWDD Pop-Up Museum21 May 2015
EU boost for polar science19 May 2015
Largest Dutch polar expedition in history19 May 2015
NWO awards Vici grant to prof. dr. Marc Verheijen18 May 2015
Seven Vidi grants for top researchers from the University of Groningen and UMCG18 May 2015
King Saud University signs an Agreement of Collaboration with the University of Groningen13 May 2015
Scientists obtain precise estimates of the epigenetic mutation rate12 May 2015
Board of the University responds to RethinkRUG open letter12 May 2015
University of Groningen and Energy Academy Europe to head educational project in Mozambique11 May 2015
‘Marketeers, take care of your customers and increase your profits’06 May 2015
EU grant worth 3.8 million Euro for research into how the brain adapts to visual and brain disorders28 April 2015
Global shortage of agricultural land in 205028 April 2015
Foreign employees resigned to being underpaid23 April 2015
New research institute GELIFES focuses on adaptive capacity of living systems22 April 2015
Start-up entrepreneurs undeterred by shrinkage22 April 2015
Two European Advanced grants for biochemical research22 April 2015
Computer games give food for thought21 April 2015
University of Groningen launches free online course ‘Why Do We Age? The Molecular Mechanisms of Ageing’15 April 2015
Biological explanation of lower birth weight from smoking during pregnancy14 April 2015
International students satisfied with University of Groningen07 April 2015
Raswetenschapper in protest, bloeddiamanten en een oeroude Drentsche Aa01 April 2015
Risk of radiation exposure outweighs advantages of CT scan for children31 March 2015
University of Groningen to start first Dutch branch campus in China25 March 2015
Master's in Nanoscience once again best university Master's degree programme25 March 2015
English-taught Bachelor’s degree in Media Studies starts September at University of Groningen24 March 2015
Shrinking sea ice forces polar bears to eat eggs24 March 2015
Little empirical evidence for recruitment in prisons23 March 2015
Video Unifocus: one million for Serengeti research18 March 2015
Former Rector Magnificus Anthonie Wattel passed away16 March 2015
NWO grant for Prof. Mulder: Changes to electricity market due to sustainable energy12 March 2015
Unifocus video: University of Groningen students learn how to be entrepreneurs11 March 2015
Examentraining voor VWO en HAVO -leerlingen bijna vol09 March 2015
Unifocus video: Debunking the myths of left and right-handedness04 March 2015
EU-grant of 3.95 million Euro for research into protein production03 March 2015
Fast internet in rural areas only feasible through central approach province03 March 2015
Captain of 'Young Holland' blew his own trumpet02 March 2015
Effectiveness of antipsychotic drug and associated weight gain may be predictable02 March 2015
Substantial European grants for University of Groningen Researchers26 February 2015
Start of building work on Zernike Campus Groningen26 February 2015
Unifocus video: Online Dutch course global hit25 February 2015
Prof. Inge Hutter new Rector ISS in The Hague25 February 2015
Smart assembly lines that repair themselves24 February 2015
Boosting local sustainable energy initiatives with innovative technology20 February 2015
Towards a 'green' soft drinks bottle18 February 2015
Rubber tree as source of oil18 February 2015
EUR 1 million for Serengeti research Han Olff18 February 2015
Focus on the success of others leads to selfish behaviour18 February 2015
Start research on precise effects of exercise on learning achievements18 February 2015
RUG en SNN onderzoeken innovatiekracht noordelijk bedrijfsleven16 February 2015
Virtual spring keeps robots in formation16 February 2015
Millions worth of grants for five Groningen top researchers13 February 2015
Bijzondere Leerstoel Bevolkingsdaling en Leefbaarheid voor Noord-Nederland13 February 2015
Exercise-induced asthma demonstrable in young children12 February 2015
Students uncover stories11 February 2015
Resuscitation for more than 30 minutes in young people after drowning is medically futile11 February 2015
Scary images on cigarette packages do not deter everyone11 February 2015
University of Groningen buildings inspected for earthquake resistance11 February 2015
Breakthrough may lead to industrial production of graphene devices10 February 2015
Gas reserves can be used four times more efficiently09 February 2015
Unifocus video: Innovation makes wastewater treatment more sustainable and cheaper04 February 2015
First sensor for ‘crowd control’ in cells03 February 2015
Driver assistance can help older drivers30 January 2015
Anton Scheurink elected Lecturer of the Year29 January 2015
Children adapt swiftly after cancer diagnosis29 January 2015
Open dag Rijksuniversiteit Groningen29 January 2015
Extensive renovation of University Library starts on fourth floor in February29 January 2015
Unifocus video: Pilot plant for green economy28 January 2015
Geen bewijs voor het ‘slimme onbewuste’ bij het maken van moeilijke keuzes27 January 2015
‘Refurbished’ products can affect consumer appreciation for new product27 January 2015
Water authority levies rise by 2 to 8 percent per year27 January 2015
University of Groningen welcomes 700 international students26 January 2015
University returns to Fryslân after two hundred years24 January 2015
University of Groningen awards its first international doctorate to aphasia researchers23 January 2015
Molecular machines move to a new level22 January 2015
University of Groningen leads the way in online taster courses21 January 2015
Unifocus: Trainee Curator programme21 January 2015
New vision to extend Zernike Campus Groningen to international proportions21 January 2015
Barteld Kooi has been awarded the Ammodo KNAW Prize15 January 2015
University of Groningen Nerdalize start-up receives Ministerial funding14 January 2015
New information could change therapies for aphasia patients13 January 2015
New method opens opportunities for large-scale studies of cancer development13 January 2015
Three young researchers to top institutes abroad on Rubicon grants13 January 2015
Fifteen years of University Poets13 January 2015
Faculty of Philosophy celebrates its 50th anniversary12 January 2015
Repairing lungs09 January 2015
Onderzoek naar rol voeding bij gezondheid met gegevens LifeLines07 January 2015
Mow even later to save the godwit06 January 2015
RUG expands into Drenthe05 January 2015
Woonlasten grote gemeenten stijgen minder dan inflatie02 January 2015
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